Mackerel Pate for a speedy supper

Summer is coming and we are spending more of the evening outside, in my case, removing slugs from the vegetable patch, In Eva’s perfecting her skipping. This simple supper is quick and easy to prepare. Smoked Mackerel is one of my fridge standbys and this pate is full of protein, loaded with essential fatty acids and vitamins. A great quick starter or a simple supper. … Continue reading Mackerel Pate for a speedy supper

Christmas Eve Fish Gratin

I think I like Christmas Eve more than Christmas Day, still preparing, meeting friends for lunch and finishing the very last of the shopping then getting out to Mass or to catch up with family before settling down in front of the fire. I usually have something prepared which can be bunged into the oven in case of last minute guests and this was a … Continue reading Christmas Eve Fish Gratin

Lemon Sole and crabmeat fishcakes with whipped Avocado Dip

Once you have all the ingredients for this recipe, it couldn’t be easier – tip into a blender, mix, season and fry. It can be made ahead and the fish cakes re-heated so is perfect for a crowd. I like to make them fish cakes small – starter size or make really small and they will work as great canapes with drinks. Lots of fish … Continue reading Lemon Sole and crabmeat fishcakes with whipped Avocado Dip

Quick Salmon & Herb Dip

There is an ancient Irish legend about the Salmon of knowledge – Even in those days they must have known about the brain power of this great oily fish. This is really simple to make for a speedy lunch on the go and also works great as a pre-appetizer if having friends over – isn’t there nothing better than a good multitasking recipe. For my … Continue reading Quick Salmon & Herb Dip